ios 10.3 beta 7

iOS 10.3 Beta 7 is now live for the general public

Public testers and developers can install the seventh beta of iOS 10.3. Only three days after Apple seeded the sixth beta of iOS 10.3, the company rolled out yet another beta of the upcoming iOS update to developers and public testers. iOS 10.3 Beta 7 can be installed as an over-the-air update with proper configuration profile, and this version brings some under the hood changes and improvements to iOS 10.3 before the wider public roll out this spring. iOS 10.3 introduces many new features and changes to the Apple’s mobile OS. Among the novelties is the ability to locate an[…]

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iPhone 8 concept

iPhone 8 may be called ‘iPhone Edition’ and launched alongside iPhone 7s and 7s Plus

Apple’s stock price rising ahead of new line-up for 2017. The high-end smartphone Apple is planning to announce in September this year was expected to be called iPhone 8, X or Anniversary. Now, we learn from a Japanese source that Apple may use the name ‘iPhone Edition‘ for the 10th anniversary iPhone. This phone will be more premium than the iPhone7s and 7s plus – the refreshed versions of the current models. 7S and 7S Plus will bring modest design changes and hardware improvements, while the ‘iPhone Edition’ will offer a brand new, all-glass design, OLED screen, and other hardware[…]

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iPhone Plus 7

iPhone screen repairs will be allowed outside of Apple Authorized repair providers

Third-party repairs will not automatically void the iPhone warranty. Apple is changing its repair policy regarding third-party providers in the US and Canada. The company has issued a memo to its distributors in North America, saying that phones with display repairs will qualify for warranty coverage if the issue is not related to the display itself. So, if you have a phone suffering from a hardware issue not covered by Apple, you could send the phone to a third-party company, pay for the service and then still have an iPhone in warranty. Apple demands that such devices must have been[…]

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iOS 10

iOS 10 is now running on 79% of all devices

iOS 10 adoption continues to rise. Apple released the latest version of iOS in September 2016, but iOS 10 is already installed on almost 80% of all active devices, according to information from Cupertino. The company’s previous update, iOS 9, is still on just 16% of the iOS devices, while older versions are on additional 5%. The stats show us that iOS 10 is growing faster than iOS 9 in terms of market share. For the same period of 5 months, the previous version had a 77% share, compared with 79% for iOS 10. Apple’s control over the software updates[…]

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iphone oled

iPhone 8 may include a function area for virtual buttons and shortcuts

Upcoming OLED iPhone to have a 5.8-inch OLED screen. As you probably know, Apple is going to remove the physical home button from the upcoming iPhone 8 (or X) with OLED display. The new model will come with a new design that can be characterized with an all-glass body and screen taking the entire front. Logically, the Touch ID sensor will also be eliminated along with the Home button, and possibly embedded into the glass. Now, a new report may have shed more light on Apple’s plans for 2017. According to the new information, Apple is going to launch three[…]

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Upcoming iPhone with OLED display to offer longer battery life

New logic board design for longer battery life. Apple’s upcoming iPhone line in September 2017 may consist three new models – two LCD and one premium phone with OLED display. iPhone X or iPhone 8 with an OLED is expected to come in a radically different package embodied in an all-glass design and curved displays around the sides. The new design of the upcoming iPhones, particularly of the OLED version, may allow Apple to offer longer lasting batteries and increased screen size in devices with similar dimensions to the current 4.7-inch model. A new report from KGI Securities informs that[…]

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iPhone 8 concept 2017

Report: all three iPhones in 2017 to have wireless charging

iPhone X, 7 and 7 Plus to offer wireless charging? Another day, another report about the upcoming 2017 iPhones. This time coming from a popular analysts Chi Kue of KGI, the report claims that the 10th anniversary iPhone is designed from the ground to offer many new features including Wireless charging. According to the source, Apple has added a thin graphite layer to eliminate overheating as a result of the charging. Due to the totally different design for iPhone X that includes an all-glass body, and poor heat transfer capabilities of the glass, Apple decided to add an additional layer[…]

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Upcoming 10th anniversary iPhone may break the $1000 barrier

New design and features may increase the price of iPhone 8. Apple’s current top-end smartphone, the 256GB iPhone 7 Plus, already costs the significant $969 without a contract, but the company may soon break the $1000 barrier. According to a report from Fast Company, based on a person familiar with Apple’s plans, the upcoming 10th anniversary model may cost even more than $1000. A rumor has it that Apple’s 10th anniversary iPhone may be called iPhone 8 or X, and it will definitely come with a radical new design based on all-glass body and a curved OLED display without bezels.[…]

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iPad Air 2

iPad Air 2 discontinued ahead of new models in 2017

Apple clears stocks of the popular iPad Air 2. Apple has been long rumored to be working on a successor to the iPad Air 2 model as part of the major hardware refresh of the tablet line in 2017. But the company is expected to drop the Air name in 2017, introducing up to three new models, including one that replaces the low-cost Air 2. Now Apple is clearing the Air 2 stocks, in anticipation of upcoming orders for the 2017 iPads. The company is no longer selling some of the Air2 hardware configurations, which is a clear sign that[…]

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YouTube introduces live video streaming to iOS app

Google lets users with over 10,000 subscribers to go live. YouTube has launched a new feature for iPhone and iPad, allowing you to stream live video via the iOS app. The service is initially available only to those users with 10,000 or more subscribers, but once the live streaming goes out of beta, it will be available for everyone on iOS. Similar video streaming options have already been introduced to apps like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To go live using YouTube app on iOS, you need to open the app and tap on the camera button. You will see two[…]

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